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Three want to be sheriff

Three want to be sheriff

Sheriff Adam Christianson announced last year that he will not seek re-election, an action which has since attracted the candidacies of three. The sheriff, however ...

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Posted: feb. 22, 2018 3:45 p.m.


Health endowment provides funding for sexually transmitted diseases testing

Legacy Health Endowment is continuing its mission to create health care solutions within Stanislaus and Merced counties, this time with a program aimed at preventing ...

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Posted: feb. 22, 2018 3:43 p.m.


Denair High earns six-year accreditation

The hard work invested by teachers and administrators to increase the quality and breadth of education at Denair High recently was recognized by independent evaluators ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 10:06 p.m.


Denham introduces bill to assist Assyrian victims of ISIS in Iraq

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) introduced a bill to protect Christians and vulnerable minorities in Iraq, specifically in the Nineveh Plain region. H.Res ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 10:06 p.m.
New turf in store for Joe Debely

New turf in store for Joe Debely

When Turlock’s football teams hit the gridiron this fall, athletes will kickoff on a new turf field at Joe Debely Stadium that this time ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 10:05 p.m.
Freezing weather hinders almond pollination

Freezing weather hinders almond pollination

Mid-February is typically a busy time for the honey bees tasked with pollinating the Central Valley’s almond orchards, but this week’s freezing temperatures ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Dance troupe takes home Tam-Tam’s top prize

Dance troupe takes home Tam-Tam’s top prize

It’s been just over three weeks since they took the stage, but dance troupe Lost and Found is still reveling in their first-place finish ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 5:20 p.m.
Turlock musician sets up shop in Hilmar

Turlock musician sets up shop in Hilmar

Name of business: Chris’s Music

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 5:17 p.m.


Flu cases continue, but peak may have passed

The 2017-2018 flu season has been one of the most virulent health officials have seen in a decade and has been responsible for a high ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 4:39 p.m.


Turlock driver suspected of causing fatal DUI crash

A collision between a car and a big rig resulted in the death of a Modesto man and the arrest of a Turlock man suspected ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 1:51 p.m.


Woman burned by leaky lighter

Fluid leaking from a lighter ignited a fire that severely burned a woman Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 1:48 p.m.


Woman burned by leaky lighter

Fluid leaking from a lighter ignited a fire that severely burned a woman Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

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Posted: feb. 19, 2018 12:51 p.m.


Scams abound during tax season

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into their bank accounts. The IRS also ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:32 p.m.


Card game ends with stabbing

A Turlock man took being a sore loser to a new height when he stabbed a man because he was upset with the outcome of ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:31 p.m.


Armed robbery at Turlock store

The Turlock Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of an Arco AM/PM early Wednesday morning.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:30 p.m.
Yosemite Conservancy offers park volunteer opportunities

Yosemite Conservancy offers park volunteer opportunities

Yosemite Conservancy is seeking volunteers for 30-day stays in Yosemite National Park from May through September to help visitors enjoy the park’s natural, cultural ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:28 p.m.


Calls renewed for UC Merced medical school

 

 

The on-going doctor shortage that plagues the Central Valley region could move a step toward a solution with a renewed call to fund a medical ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:25 p.m.
Dreamers in limbo

Dreamers in limbo

As the U.S. Senate turned down plans Thursday night to spare America’s 800,000 “Dreamer” immigrants from deportation, the Modesto Junior College Civic ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:23 p.m.
Downtown drive-by leaves two injured in Turlock

Downtown drive-by leaves two injured in Turlock

The relative peacefulness of Turlock residents going out to dinner, buying their groceries, and taking a stroll through downtown was shattered in the early evening ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:20 p.m.
Flora introduces two bills

Flora introduces two bills

Assemblyman Heath Flora is already hard at work in 2018, introducing two bills to the California State Legislature in almost as many months – one that ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:17 p.m.


$16,000 signing bonuses for those ready to join TPD

 

 

Facing an ongoing shortage of police officers and dispatchers in town, the Turlock City Council took steps Tuesday night to make the city a more ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 8:15 p.m.


EDUCATION NOTES

The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project is inviting the community to participate in a Dreamers and DACA panel discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2018 9:05 p.m.
Turlock school, administrators earn accolades

Turlock school, administrators earn accolades

Turlock Junior High School and several Turlock Unified School District administrators have been recognized as some of the best in the region and in the ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2018 9:03 p.m.
County reacts with glee at new public safety facility

County reacts with glee at new public safety facility

Mitchell Gruber was pleased to take a tour of the new Re-Entry and Enhanced Alternatives to Custody Training Center, just as he was equally pleased ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2018 9:01 p.m.

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